:: Title :: Aissaouia song
:: Genre :: religious song, Sufi music
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Unidentified [darbaka, ghaita, vocal]
:: Group Name :: Tariqa Aissaouia
:: Setting :: The tomb of Moulay Idriss
:: Location :: Fes (Fès-Dar-Dbibegh), Fès-Boulemane (Morocco)
:: Language :: Arabic, Moroccan Spoken
:: Culture :: Moroccan, Arab, Fes
:: Session :: Fes III 9/67
:: Date :: 9/27/1967
:: Reference Information :: T3001.0, Track 13 (00:02:12)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - More recordings from the moussem of Moulay Idriss in Fes. This session comprises mostly religious folk songs and music of Sufi orders (ar. turuq, sing: tariqa). The tradition of celebration and veneration of holy men (ar. auliya') such as Moulay Idriss stems from Sufism, the mystical strand of Islamic belief, and several turuq incorporate music into their ritual practice, including the Hamadcha and 'Aissaouia orders.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Text: "Allah Daim" (God is Eternal) ?repeated
:: Collection :: Morocco 1967

 

 

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